Strain number NIES-4120  
Phylum Dinophyta  
Class Dinophyceae  
Scientific name Gambierdiscus jejuensis S.H.Jang & H.J.Jeong  
Former name  
Common name Dinoflagellate  
Locality (Date of collection) Bisyago Rock, Murotomisaki-cho, Muroto, Kochi, Japan (2008-08-28)  
Latitude / Longitude 33.253142 / 134.181896 
Habitat (Isolation source) Marine (Seaweed)  
History < Nishimura, Tomohiro; Adachi, Masao  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Nishimura, Tomohiro (2008-08-**)  
Identified by Nishimura, Tomohiro; Adachi, Masao  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Non-axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  MNK  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  10 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  45 D  
Gene information 18S rRNA ( AB764281 AB764282 AB764283 AB764284 ) , 28S rRNA ( AB765915 )  
Cell size (min - max) 60 - 80 μm  
Organization Unicellular 
Characteristics Attached  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : M080828_2  
Remarks Fragile species to transportation stresses; Read and agree "How to order 4.1" 
Jang, S. H., Jeong, H. J., Yoo, Y. D. 2018 Gambierdiscus jejuensis sp. nov., an epiphytic dinoflagellate from the waters of Jeju Island, Korea, effect of temperature on the growth, and its global distribution. Harmful Algae, 80, 149-157.
Keywords: Benthic dinoflagellate; Ciguatera fish poisoning; Epiphytic dinoflagellate; Morphology; New species; Phylogeny
Strain(s): 4120 
PubMed: 30502807
DOI: 10.1016/j.hal.2018.11.007

Nishimura, T., Hariganeya, N., Tawong, W., Sakanari, H., Yamaguchi, H., Adachi, M. 2016 Quantitative PCR assay for detection and enumeration of ciguatera-causing dinoflagellate Gambierdiscus spp. (Gonyaulacales) in coastal areas of Japan. Harmful Algae, 52, 11-22.
Keywords: Ciguatera fish poisoning; Dinoflagellate; Gambierdiscus; Japan: Quantitative PCR assay
Strain(s): 411841194120 
PubMed: 28073467
DOI: 10.1016/j.hal.2015.11.018

Yoshimatsu, T., Tie, C., Yamaguchi, H., Funaki, H., Honma, C., Tanaka, K., Adachi, M. 2016 The effects of light intensity on the growth of Japanese Gambierdiscus spp. (Dinophyceae). Harmful Algae, 60, 107-115.
Keywords: Ciguatera; Gambierdiscus; Growth; Ligh
Strain(s): 411841194120 
PubMed: 28073553
DOI: 10.1016/j.hal.2016.10.009

Yoshimatsu, T., Yamaguchi, H., Iwamoto, H., Nishimura, T., Adachi, M. 2014 Effects of temperature, salinity and their interaction on growth of Japanese Gambierdiscus spp. (Dinophyceae). Harmful Algae, 35, 29-37.
Keywords: Ciguatera; Japanese Gambierdiscus; Growth; Temperature; Salinity
Strain(s): 411841194120 
DOI: 10.1016/j.hal.2014.03.007

Nishimura, T., Sato, S., Tawong, W., Sakanari, H., Uehara, K., Shah, M.M., Suda, S., Yasumoto, T., Taira, Y., Yamaguchi, H., Adachi, M. 2013 Genetic diversity and distribution of the ciguatera-causing dinoflagellate Gambierdiscus spp. (Dinophyceae) in coastal areas of Japan. PLoS One, 8, e60882 (article ID).
Strain(s): 411841194120 
PubMed: 23593339
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0060882

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